The quantity offers essays on varied points of Roman sarcophagi. those assorted ways produce clean insights right into a topic which has acquired elevated curiosity in English-language scholarship, with a brand new knowledge of the real contribution that sarcophagi could make to the learn of the social use and construction of Roman artwork. Metropolitan sarcophagi are the main target of the quantity, so as to disguise a large time diversity from the 1st century advert to submit classical classes (including early Christian sarcophagi and post-classical reception). different papers will examine facets of viewing and illustration, iconography, and marble research.
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